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Keep bee-dy eyed on walks as family hides hundreds of bees around Preston

Niamh showing off some of her hand painted bees. A Tanterton family have been as busy as bees during lockdown, hiding motivational hand-painted bees around Preston. The bees are painted on to rocks and wood slices with some including […]

6 days ago
Play areas in Preston’s parks to reopen as lockdown restrictions ease

How part of the new Grange Park play area looks Play areas in many of Preston’s parks will start to reopen from today (Saturday 4 July) as the government continues to ease lockdown restrictions. Avenham Park, Moor Park, Ashton Park […]

1 week ago
A magical fairy door trail has appeared in Walton Park

Another door from the trail To many parents’ delight, a magical fairy door trail has been discovered in Walton Park; but where did the magical creatures come from? Andrea Davidson, 40, decided to create the […]

1 week ago
Preston residents to have their say over city’s dog control orders

Residents in Preston are being encouraged to share their views relating to dog control issues in public places as part of a consultation on current legislation. Preston City Council have […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Man taken to hospital with leg wounds after reports of stabbing in Avenham Park

Emergency services are in Avenham Park after a man was reportedly stabbed in the leg near the Japanese Gardens. Police and ambulance crews attended the park, shortly after 2pm following […]

3 weeks ago
Fire crews called in to rescue teenage boys who were stuck under Avenham Park bridge

Firefighters were called in to rescue three teenage boys who were stuck on a plinth under the old railway bridge on Avenham Park. Crews from Penwortham, Preston and Chorley went […]

4 weeks ago
Dog control orders at some Preston nature reserves and parks being reviewed

Some areas of the city are already covered by the new Public Space Protection Orders - such as Ashton Park Pic: Tony Worrall The city is to be asked whether it wants seven dog control orders in parks and natures reserves in Preston to continue. Preston City Council is due to begin a […]

4 weeks ago
Youngsters seen lighting grass fires on Worden Park as crews battle blazes across the county

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service have issued a warning after footage emerged of young people setting fire to grass on the hottest weekend of the year. As crews from Preston, […]

1 month ago
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